Meet my fantastic family of foxes: Pensioner who shares her home with bushy-tailed ‘Minette’, ‘Chico’ and ‘Billy’ Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S)
Beer & Bullets to Go: Ancient ‘Takeout’ Window Discovered Live Science (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Obesity Fuels Custody Fights Wall Street Journal
Are American workers in a race against the machine? The Lookout (hat tip reader Aquifer)
The women who have to sleep with their husbands’ brothers: Shortage of girls forces families into wife-sharing Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S).
Directors’ pay rose 50% in past year, says IDS report BBC (hat tip reader appointmetotheboard)
Cameron slams fat cat bosses as it is revealed they have awarded themselves a massive 49 per cent pay hike Daily Mail (hat tip reader 1SK)
Outside the Law Foreign Policy (hat tip reader May S). On the Nato operation in Libya.
Greece Will Eventually Leave Euro, Rogoff Says Bloomberg (hat tip reader Jim Haygood)
National Day Parades Turn into Protests with Eggs, Yogurts and Black Flags (pcts, videos) Keep Talking Greece (hat tip reader Jay)
Furious Greeks lampoon German ‘overlords’ as Nazis with picture of Merkel dressed as an SS guard Daily Mail (hat tip reader 1SK)
Euro Bailout Failure 5 ducats (hat tip reader john newman). Be sure to read his final comment.
Italy gives EU a post-party hangover Financial Times
How historians will look back on Euroland’s demise Norman Davies, Financial Times
Qantas Grounds All Flights World-Wide Wall Street Journal
Perry’s Flat Tax Proposal Linda Beale (hat tip reader Aquifer). I wish she’d put more eye-catching titles on these devastating posts.
Occupy Oakland Protesters Remain in Legal Limbo After Release From Jail Truthout (hat tip reader Deontos)
Obama Has Even Lost The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Crowd Business Insider. Um, he never had them. If you’ve been paying attention, this is no surprise.
Audit Notes: The Occupy-Rwanda Connection, Reckless Blame, Jarvis For Dummies Columbia Journalism Review. The OWS part is brazen.
Occupy the No-Spin Zone Slate (hat tip reader Jeremy B)
US consumer spending rise outpaces income Financial Times. I usually don’t comment on GDP releases since so many other sites do, but quite a few astute commentators questioned whether this “not big enough to make a real dent in unemployment” growth rate could be sustained.
Savings Rate Is Dropping, and Experts Are Puzzled New York Times
Confidence Rises in Sign U.S. Will Keep Recovery Intact Bloomberg. This seems to reflect the degree to which the powers that be have indoctrinated the public to believe the stock market is a barometer of the state of the economy.
Bank of America Rethinking Debit Card Fee New York Times
Congresswoman Waters Renews Her Call for Mortgage Servicer Accountability RealEstateRama. Bernanke and Walsh are blowing off her servicer information request.
What the Costumes Reveal Joe Nocera, New York Times. Saw this only now. Holy moley.
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